Crisp Malting Group Ltd – Harvest 2018 Update by Bob King

Introduction In the 4 weeks since our last report there has been hardly a drop of rain in northern Europe, whilst temperatures have reached record levels in Scandinavia and UK. The consequence is early harvests, low yields, quality issues (particularly in the malting barley crop) and price levels last seen in 2012. The hot and […]

Crisp Malting Group Harvest 2018 Update

Introduction With no break in the long hot and dry weather that has dominated the weather pattern over NW Europe since early May, it is not surprising to report an early start to harvest of winter barley and oilseed rape in UK. Widespread concerns about the spring barley crop throughout the EU have been further […]

Norfolk Malt for Norfolk Beer for Michelin Star Food

It’s not so very long ago that anyone asking for a beer in a restaurant would have received a cool response. Wine was the accompaniment to fine food. Michelin starred chef, Galton Blackiston, has finally put the nail in the coffin of that myth. He has gone further than offering beer in his renowned Morston […]

Crop 2018 June Update by Bob King

Introduction With the commencement of harvest in Southern Europe fast approaching, markets for all grains and oilseeds are in bullish mode as a combination of weather factors around the world appear to be heralding a move to tighter world grain stocks after several years of good harvests and growing stocks. At a global level concerns […]